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Ang Lee May Adapt Iraq War Novel ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’

Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, Catching Fire) has scripted an adaption of Ben Fountain‘s novel Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, which has been called the “Catch-22 of the Iraq War,” and was nominated for the 2012 National Book Award. Show More Summary

HDFC Bank Could Make You A Slumdog Millionaire

By Mohit Hajarnis: When looking at India from the outside, it seems like a natural growth story: a potential market of 1.2 billion people, a growing middle class, and cheaper labor costs than China. However, India's GDP growth has shrunk to 5.0% in 2013 from 6.2% in 2012 and 9.3% in 2011. Show More Summary

18 Movies Everyone Will Talk About At TIFF 2014

In the last 15 years, seven movies that won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award went on to score an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. Four of those movies -- "American Beauty," "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and last year's "12 Years A Slave" -- went on to win. Show More Summary

The Slumdog Millionaire Architect

Hafeez Contractor’s wildly prolific (and flamboyant) architecture has come to define Mumbai. But have his projects helped improve life in the city’s slums?

Rio’s Real-Life Slumdog Millionaires

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Brazil’s efforts to clean up the favelas for the World Cup have led to a surprising development: Due to property laws, many slum residents now own some of the city’s best real estate.

SundanceTV Adds New Series from Director Danny Boyle

Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle is executive producing Babylon, a new original series for SundanceTV. A 90-minute pilot starring Brit Marling (Another Earth) and James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) aired on UK's Channel 4 earlier this year, with the full series set to air in 2015. Described as "a workplace satire... More »

Freida Pinto & Dakota Fanning: Chanel Cruise Collection Cuties

Checking out the latest in fashion, Dakota Fanning and Freida Pinto were on hand for the launch of Chanel’s 2014/2015 Cruise Collection on Tuesday (May 13) in Dubai. The “Slumdog Millionaire” star bared her midriff in a long, flowing...Show More Summary

Bollywood Goes Hollywood With Its Version of Oscars

4 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

By Jim Avila & Serena Marshall Its glam, spectacular and over the top movie-making, made famous in the United States by the 2008 Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire.”   And now Bollywood comes to America as part of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) award show...

Spacey, Travolta Wow as 'Bollywood Oscars' Hit Miami

The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa yesterday with a pirate-themed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey. Before a crowd of some 20,000, the International Indian Film Academy awards kicked off with co-hosts Shahid...

Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic; Leonardo DiCaprio Possibly Starring

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Slumdog Millionaire' director Danny Boyle is in talks to helm the Steve Jobs biopic for Sony, which might star Leonardo DiCaprio. The post Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic; Leonardo DiCaprio Possibly Starring appeared first on Screen Rant.

Danny Boyle and Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks for Steve Jobs Movie

Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting director Danny Boyle is in talks to helm Sony’s Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. David Fincher had previously been tied to the project, but backed out a few weeks ago after arguing with the studio over compensation. While Fincher had wanted Christian Bale... More »

Sony eyes Danny Boyle as Steve Jobs biopic director, Leonardo DiCaprio to star

With David Fincher recently rejected to direct the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin, Sony may have found its replacement in Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And with the lead role still not cast, Sony is reportedly considering tapping Leonardo DiCaprio to play Steve Jobs. The film was first announced by […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Star in Sony's 'Steve Jobs' Biopic, Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic may be directed by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The news comes a week after The Social Network director David Fincher failed to reach a deal with Sony, reportedly...Show More Summary

Bollywood Star Anil Kapoor Launches Production Company

The “Slumdog Millionaire” actor -- who also produced and starred in the Indian version of “24” -- debuts Antila Ventures, which plans to produce content across multiple platforms. read more

Mumbai Slum Girls Innovating Where Governments Can't and Markets Won't

I watched Slumdog Millionaire many years ago and cried. I grew up in India and routinely saw little, maimed beggar children on crossroads and never thought how they got there. That movie completely shattered my protective glass. NowShow More Summary

The Worst Best Picture Winner

There are a lot of bad Best Picture winners. And I really dislike Slumdog Millionaire, although the other Best Picture nominees that year are no great shakes. I’d like to give it my vote. And it’s a crime against humanity than Dances with Wolves, off all the dreck out there, won over Goodfellas. But there [...]

"Slumdog Millionaire" Stars Reunite & Reminisce About Victorious Oscars Night in The Hollywood Reporter

It's been six years since their life-altering drama "Slumdog Millionaire" hit theaters, and now the six children from the film open up about their new lives in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter. The publication caught up with...Show More Summary

Danny Boyle Developing Billie Jean King & Bobby Riggs Tennis Drama

The R-rated thriller Trance from Danny Boyle didn't exactly have the acclaimed Oscar success of his two previous films 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire, but it sounds like his next film could certainly be headed for the Academy Awards. Show More Summary

Danny Boyle Re-Teaming With ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Scribe for Bille Jean King Biopic

7 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Danny Boyle‘s next move could be a sports film. The British filmmaker is reportedly working on a biopic of tennis icon Billie Jean King, specifically her legendary “Battle of the Sexes” match against Bobby Riggs in 1973. That sounds pretty interesting as it is, but what makes this project even more intriguing is that it […]

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